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A Career of Growth

Courtney Williams, a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania native, found out about Milton Hershey School from her friends and family who worked and attended the school for years. After receiving her bachelor’s degree...

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Training for Hills

Our student home is located on top of a hill. We have a great view and our basement doesn’t flood when it rains. It’s wonderful living on top of a...

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Envisioning Great Things for Our Grandchildren

By Michael and Roberta, grandparents and sponsors for Dominic, Gregory, and Shania We enrolled three of our grandchildren, Shania, Gregory, and Dominic at Milton Hershey School for several reasons.  After...

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The Tradition of Hospitality Started by Milton and Catherine Hershey

Milton and Catherine Hershey created the rich tradition of hospitality in their lives and extended it to Milton Hershey School. The town of Hershey and the school were both created...

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Perseverance and the Days I Will Always Remember

By Helena Taylor, a senior at MHS For the most part our eyes allow us to see. As an essential body part, our eyes give us vision which allows us...

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This opportunity could be life-changing

Milton Hershey School sets students up for success—while you’re here and when you graduate. And it’s been free of cost since 1909 when Milton Hershey and his wife Catherine used...

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Life as a Baby Lawyer

By I’yonna, a senior at MHS Amicus curiae is Latin for the phrase, “friend of the court.” As a child, I never really had friends so to entertain myself, I...

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MHS Teacher: Tony Sedun

The Gift of the Game “White or black?” I say with a smile. The student states his preference and we begin setting up the board. Green and white squares—64 squares...

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Defining My Future, Letting Go of My Past

By Maggie, an MHS freshman From a young age, we are always told to “push through” any trials or tribulations that life throws in our face. For most of us,...

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Part Five: Advice for Parents/Sponsors

If you do make the decision to accept the opportunity to send your child to Milton Hershey School, here’s my advice: Support the houseparents and teachers, and work together. None...

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